See Vermont on the big screen! (Or, actually, whatever screen you’re browsing on.)
The Mad River Valley delivers an authentic Vermont experience, and some interesting stories. We invite you to check out the videos below. From short documentaries, to entertaining showcases, to video vignettes, you’ll see a picture of the fun times and friendly people that make the Mad River Valley a truly special place to live, work, or visit.
Where do you have 3 epic ski mountains all within a 5-minute drive from each other? Right here in the Mad River Valley -- the home of two legendary ski areas, Mad River Glen and Sugarbush (Lincoln Peak & Mount Ellen)! Watch as we show you how fun and easy it is to ski all three peaks in one great ski day! Just another thing that makes the Mad River Valley so special.
Jon Jamieson's family arrived in the Mad River Valley in 1798. Yes, 1798! Watch as multi-generation Mad River Valley-an, Jon, takes us on a tour of backroads and beautiful vistas, and shares another story of what makes the Mad River Valley so special, his story. Like any good tale of family and a family business (Jamieson Insurance!), it includes moonlighting in Vermont, mascara mountain, models and pancakes. Because everyone loves pancakes.
The Village Grocery is a Mad River Valley 'go to' stop for some deli 'yum', and nearly everything else under the sun! Don't let the gas station and convenience store vibe fool you. Inside you'll find local maple syrup, a suprisingly good wine department, a killer deli, whimsical metal art and a a heaping helping of local flavor.
The State of Vermont has released the results of its 2017 Tourism Benchmark Study. The impact of tourism on Vermont’s economy is significant. In 2017, tourism brought in more than $2.8 billion.
Click here for the summary.Click here for the full 2017 report.
And, watch Governor Phil Scott, Sugarbush Resort’s CEO, Win Smith, and Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing Commissioner Wendy Knight announce the 2017 Benchmark Study results at Sugarbush Resort in December. Learn about Vermont’s total number of out-of-state visitors and the impact visitor spending has on the state’s economy and Vermont tax payers.
Mad River Glen's fish fry menu is almost as iconic as it's single chair (which, ahem, happens to be the fastest fixed grip lift in North America traveling at a speed of 600 feet per minute)!
Watch as we head on up to Mad River Glen before the snow flies, and get a behind-the-scenes look at General Starks Pub's famous fare. Of course, it includes fish, fryolaters, and a lot a lot o' beer (keeping it local with Lawson's Finest Liquids).
"Welcome to Mad River. Enjoy the good energy here!" - Rocky
An unscripted film about the community we call Vermont's Mad River Valley. We like to say 'they come for the mountains, but they stay for the valley.' In this video you will see local farmers, business people, tourists, barns, markets, craft beer, music festivals, skiing, kayaking, running, biking, swimming, golfing and more. We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoy living, working and playing here in the Mad River Valley.
A documentary film featuring the history and future of the Mad River Valley’s hill farms. This film, sponsored by the Mad River Valley Planning District and the River Rural Resource Commission and produced by Meg Campbell, reflects on the reasons why the earliest farms in the Valley (and Vermont) took root high above the rich soils of the floodplain.